Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.

General references

Bible References

The sorrow

Genesis 4:13
And Cain said, My punishment is greater than my strength.
Genesis 30:1
Now Rachel, because she had no children, was full of envy of her sister; and she said to Jacob, If you do not give me children I will not go on living.
1 Samuel 30:6
And David was greatly troubled; for the people were talking of stoning him, because their hearts were bitter, every man sorrowing for his sons and his daughters: but David made himself strong in the Lord his God.
2 Samuel 13:4
And he said to him, O son of the king, why are you getting thinner day by day? will you not say what your trouble is? And Amnon said to him, I am in love with Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister.
2 Samuel 17:23
Now when Ahithophel saw that his suggestion was not acted on, he got his ass ready, and went back to his house, to the town where he came from, and having put his house in order, he put himself to death by hanging; so he came to his end and was put in the resting-place of his father.
1 Kings 21:4
So Ahab came into his house bitter and angry because Naboth the Jezreelite had said to him, I will not give you the heritage of my fathers. And stretching himself on the bed with his face turned away, he would take no food.
Proverbs 15:13
A glad heart makes a shining face, but by the sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
Proverbs 17:22
A glad heart makes a healthy body, but a crushed spirit makes the bones dry.
Proverbs 18:14
The spirit of a man will be his support when he is ill; but how may a broken spirit be lifted up?
Jonah 4:9
And the Lord said to Jonah, Have you any right to be angry about the vine? And he said, I have a right to be truly angry.
Matthew 27:4
Saying, I have done wrong in giving into your hands an upright man. But they said, What is that to us? it is your business.
Hebrews 12:17
For you have knowledge that even long after, when he was desiring the blessing for his heritage, he was turned away, though he made his request frequently and with weeping; because the past might not be changed.

General references

Matthew 5:4
Happy are those who are sad: for they will be comforted.

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